Epic School

  • Epic School serves 410 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Epic School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Epic School's student population of 410 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students410 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Epic School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Epic School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#301 out of 1263 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:118:1
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
4%
8%
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Black
94%
33%
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White
2%
55%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Epic School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.120.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Epic School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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